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Commonwealth Games 2014: Wales hurdler Williams ``devastated`` by doping charge

Commonwealth Games 2014: Wales hurdler Williams ``devastated`` by doping charge

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:11

Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation, UK Anti-Doping said on Friday.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:32

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Asafa Powell tells panel he `forgot` supplement names

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:33

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names.

Powell says he never knew Simpson used supplement

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 03:40

Former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell said Wednesday that he was unaware his former training partner Sherone Simpson was taking similar supplements to those he used.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:49

Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has appealed to athletes in the country to exercise caution when consuming dietary supplements.

Russian skiing champion banned from Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 20:47

Russian freestyle skiing star Anna Orlovskaya will miss the Sochi Winter Olympics for abusing anti-doping rules, the national anti-doping agency said Monday.

Rahul Dravid favours sportspersons signing `whereabouts` clause of WADA

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 00:07

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Tuesday favoured sportspersons signing the "whereabout" clause of anti-doping agency WADA as this would reduce chances of corrupt practices in the game.

Murray calls for zero-tolerance on doping

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 15:29

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray called Victor Troicki and Marin Cilic "unprofessional" on Friday, adding his voice to the growing debate about the sport`s anti-doping rules.

Jamaica sports minister says WADA visit `constructive`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:46

Jamaica’s Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley has described a visit by inspectors representing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as "constructive".

Top swimmer Arjun Muralidharan handed two-year ban for doping

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 20:13

Multiple-time national champion swimmer Arjun Muralidharan has been handed a two-year ban by National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after testing positive for stimulant Methylhexaneamine during the All India Police Aquatics Championships in March.

WADA officials arrive in Jamaica for anti-doping audit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:37

Three high-ranking officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency have arrived in Jamaica to conduct their audit of the country`s anti-doping programmes after weeks of criticism following positive tests from several high-profile athletes.

WADA due in Jamaica next week for doping audit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:11

A World Anti-Doping Agency team is slated to visit Jamaica on Monday amid reports the country`s athletes could face an Olympic ban over the handling of recent drug scandals.